Le Pen Party Taps Russian Banks to Fund 2017 Election Campaign

  • France's National Front seeks funds for presidential race
  • Anti-immigration party says French banks don't lend to it

Front National party leader Marine Le Pen.

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Marine Le Pen’s National Front party is reaching out to Russian banks for the 25 million euros ($27.7 million) it needs to bankroll its 2017 presidential campaign, the party’s treasurer Wallerand de Saint Just said.

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